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Proposal/Bids
PUBLISHED: Tuesday May 13, 2014

SAN DIEGO COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY
4677 OVERLAND AVENUE, SAN DIEGO, CA 92123
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Notice is hereby given that the San Diego County Water Authority (Water Authority) is soliciting proposals for completion of an Arc Flash and Protection Coordination Study.

Please visit our web site at http://www.sdcwa.org/contracting-opportunities to view project information. To access solicitation and related documentation, register with The Network at www.sdcwa.org/register.html. The Network is the Water Authority’s free online vendor registration and solicitation notification system.

Proposals must be received by the Water Authority on or before 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 5, 2014.

A mandatory pre-proposal meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at the Escondido Operations Center Training Room located at 610 West 5th Avenue, Escondido, CA 92025 with a jobwalk tour of the Escondido Operations Center and then the Kearny Mesa Office at 4677 Overland Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123. Attendees must be prepared to drive in their own vehicles from the Escondido Operations Center to the Kearny Mesa Office for the tour.

All questions relative to this project are to be submitted in writing by e-mail, no later than Thursday, May 22, 2014, by 2:00 p.m. and directed to:

Contact Name: Aleicia Rangel
Email: arangel@sdcwa.org
Pub. May 13-00120645



NOTICE INVITING BIDS
KIMBALL TOWER BOILER REPLACEMENT PROJECT, CIP No. 13-05
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PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of National City, hereinafter referred to as the Agency, invites sealed bids for the above stated Project and will receive such bids in the offices of the Agency, at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, CA 91950 at the Office of the City Clerk, up to the hour of 2:30 p.m., on June 3, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened in the Council Chambers. Bids received after the hour and date for the bid opening will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened.

The work to be done is described in these Bid and Contract Documents for the above stated Project. The general Scope of Work is as follows:

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

This is a boiler replacement project intended to improve the overall efficiency of the heating plant and domestic water heating equipment.

The scope of work shall include, but not be limited, to the following:

1. Provide two new high efficiency natural gas fired heating boilers with associated pumps and accessories.

2. Provide a high capacity thermostatic mixing valve to control domestic hot water temperature feeding the residential units.

3. Replace existing heating hot water pump motors with inverter duty motor and install VFD to each pump.

4. Provide stand-alone central heating plant controls and upgrades as indicated on the contract documents.

5. Provide related electrical work to remove existing boiler system wiring and provide wiring for new boilers and pumps.

6. The equipment replacement work shall take place during the summer months while the building heating load is in low demand. The building occupancy is 365 days and 24 hours/day. Submit a detailed work plan, based on user's input, clearly indicating the anticipated equipment lead times and the maximum duration for this project. Schedule the work such that all systems are operational at the minimum of 50% capacity during construction.

7. Schedule all system downtimes and service disconnects including but not limited to piping and electrical disconnects with the building facilities management.

8. Provide chemical treatment for the heating hot water systems upon completion of the project.

9. Provide hot water system balancing for hot water systems.

LOCATION OF WORK

The work to be constructed is located at:
Kimball Tower
1317 D Avenue
National City, CA 91950

GENERAL

The project documents include the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, 2012 Edition, (Greenbook - including the current San Diego Area supplements) all referenced documents, drawings, codes regulations and these contract documents. The Contract Documents may be inspected in the office of the City Engineer, located in City Hall at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, Telephone Number (619) 336-4380, Fax Number (619) 336-4397. A Compact Disc (CD) or Digital Videodisc (DVD) copy of the bid package may be obtained at that location upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $5 for each disc. (Includes contract documents, but does not include the Greenbook). A copy of the Plans and Specifications shall be purchased in order to qualify to bid and receive any published addenda. No paper bid packages will be issued. An additional amount of $12 will apply when it is requested that the CD or DVD be mailed.

Bid Documents for this work are included in Appendix 1.

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference has been scheduled for May 21, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. to review the project. The Pre-Bid Conference will take place at:
Kimball Tower
1317 D Avenue
National City, CA 91950.
Meeting location: Main entrance

Representatives of the City will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding the project.

Bids shall be written clearly and legibly in ink in conformance with the Instruction to Bidders. All bids shall be submitted to the Agency’s front desk in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with "SEALED BID FOR CIP No. 13-05, KIMBALL TOWER BOILER REPLACEMENT PROJECT - DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL."

If using Federal Express or other such service for bid submittal, the contents of the submittal must be noted on the outside of that envelope as stated above.

Each bid must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check payable to the City of National City, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total aggregate bid amount. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for performance and payment bonds acceptable to the Agency.

The Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such Contractor, shall hereby ensure that minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids for subcontracts. Further, there shall be no discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, age, or sex in compliance with Government Code 12990.

Attention is directed to the provisions of the Bid and Contract Documents, which require retention from payments to the Contractor to secure performance under the Contract. Pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 22300, and at the request and expense of the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, acceptable securities (securities listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank or savings and loan, certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts or standby letters of credit) equivalent to the retention amount shall be permitted in substitution of money withheld by the Agency to ensure performance under the Contract. Such securities shall be deposited with the Agency or with a California or Federally chartered bank or savings and loan as escrow agent who shall return such securities, along with any interest thereon, to the Contractor upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the Work by the Agency.

Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the county, or counties, in which the work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. These wages are set forth in the General Prevailing Wage Rates for this project are available at the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Internet web site at https://www.dir.ca.gov/oprl/DPreWageDetermination.htm

In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, contractors or subcontractors may not perform work on a public works project with a subcontractor who is ineligible to perform work on a public project pursuant to Section 1777.1 or Section 1777.17 of the California Labor Code. Any contract on a public works project entered into between a contractor and a debarred subcontractor is void as a matter of law. A debarred subcontractor may not receive any public money for performing work as a subcontractor on a public works contract. Any public money that is paid or may have been paid to a debarred subcontractor by a contractor on the Project shall be returned to the Agency. The Contractor shall be responsible for the payment of wages to workers of a debarred subcontractor who has been allowed to work on the Project.

The Agency reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any irregularity, and to take all bids under advisement for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date the bids are publicly opened. All costs incurred by bidders as a result of preparing bids under this Notice Inviting Bids shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder. This Notice Inviting Bids neither creates nor imposes any obligation upon the Agency to enter into a contract.

Liquidated damages for this Project are required by law and will be in accordance with the Special Provisions.

Bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification(s) of contractor’s license(s), for the work bid upon, and shall maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract. Bidders must possess a current State of California “B” or “C4” Contractor's License.

Estimated construction cost: $200.000,00

This is a 80 working day contract.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY ENGINEER FOR THE CITY OF NATIONAL CITY.
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Stephen Manganiello Date
City Engineer
Pub May 9, 13 -00120609



NOTICE INVITING BIDS

CIVIC FACILITIES AIR CONDITIONING REPLACEMENT PROJECT, CIP No. 14-03

PUBLIC NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the City of National City, hereinafter referred to as the Agency, invites sealed bids for the above stated Project and will receive such bids in the offices of the Agency, at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, CA 91950 at the Office of the City Clerk, up to the hour of 3:30 p.m., on June 3, 2014, at which time they will be publicly opened in the Council Chambers. Bids received after the hour and date for the bid opening will not be accepted and shall be returned unopened.

The work to be done is described in these Bid and Contract Documents for the above stated Project. The general Scope of Work is as follows:

DESCRIPTION OF WORK

The project consists of HVAC work at National City’s Civic Center and Martin Luther King Jr Community Center.

General Conditions:

  1. All work shall be performed during regular business hours.
  2. Contractor shall coordinate their work so as to not interfere with the normal business operations at or near the work.
  3. Once work has begun it shall be diligently worked upon with sufficient manpower, equipment and tools to completion without any work stoppage.
  4. Contractor shall secure the work site from weather or intrusion as necessary or as required by the owner.
  5. Contractor shall obtain all permits and coordinate all inspections as required by the National City Building Department.
  6. All permit fees shall be paid by the Contractor and reimbursed to the Contractor for actual fees paid via the line item for “Permit Fees.” Contractor will only be paid for actual fees paid for this line item. All other costs for obtaining the permit shall be included in the lump sum price paid to replace the unit(s) and there shall no additional costs to the City.

Replace one (1) air cooled condenser at the Civic Center.

  1. Secure the existing unit and safely disconnect from the system.
  2. Remove and dispose of existing unit.
  3. Protect the existing system from damage, undo exposure or wear.
  4. Provide replacement air cooled condenser to the same performance specifications as the existing unit.
  5. Coils shall be specifically designed, manufactured and coated for outside use in a coastal region with exposure to salt.
  6. Coils shall have temperature controlled head pressure control.
  7. The new unit shall have heavy gauge metal construction through-out.
  8. Recover and reuse R-22 refrigerant.
  9. Provide any additional R-22 refrigerant required to operate the system within original design tolerances.
  10. Provide all cranes and rigging as required.
  11. Install the new unit at existing location.
  12. Modify existing pad, bolts and appurtenances as necessary to accommodate the new unit.
  13. Replace the receiver.
  14. New piping for all connections shall be new pipe and compatible with existing piping.
  15. Insulate all refrigerant piping where exposed.
  16. Replace all electrical disconnects.
  17. Reconnect all electrical systems to the new unit.
  18. Start up and verify new unit is operating within design specifications.
  19. Site and system shall be completed to a turn-key condition.
  20. Written one-year warranty for parts and labor from the contractor in addition to manufacturer’s 5-year warranty.

Replace two (2) 7.5-ton rooftop heat pump units with economizers at the Martin Luther King Jr Community Center:

  1. Secure the existing systems and safely disconnect from the system.
  2. Remove and dispose of existing units.
  3. Protect the existing system from damage, undo exposure or wear.
  4. Provide two (2) replacement 7.5 ton heat pump units (Carrier, or equivalent) with economizers.
  5. Coils shall be specifically designed, manufactured and coated for outside use in a coastal region with exposure to salt.
  6. Replace existing curb caps.
  7. Provide all cranes and rigging as required.
  8. Install the new unit at existing location.
  9. Modify existing connections as required and make all connections to existing systems.
  10. Insulate all refrigerant piping where exposed.
  11. Replace all electrical disconnects.
  12. Reconnect all electrical systems to the new unit.
  13. Start up and verify new unit is operating within design specifications.
  14. Site and system shall be completed to a turn-key condition.
  15. Written one-year warranty for parts and labor from the contractor in addition to manufacturer’s 5-year warranty.

LOCATION OF WORK

The work to be constructed is located at the following two locations:

Air cooled condenser location:

National City Civic Center
1243 National City Boulevard
National City, CA 91950

7.5 ton HVAC units location:

Martin Luther King Jr Community Center
140 East 12th Street
National City, CA 91950

GENERAL

The project documents include the Standard Specifications for Public Works Construction, Current Edition, (Greenbook - including the current San Diego Area supplements) all referenced documents, drawings, current California Building, Plumbing and Electrical codes, all other applicable regulations and these contract documents. The Contract Documents may be inspected in the office of the City Engineer, located in City Hall at 1243 National City Boulevard, National City, California, 91950, Telephone Number (619) 336-4380, Fax Number (619) 336-4397. A Compact Disc (CD) or Digital Videodisc (DVD) copy of the bid package may be obtained at that location upon payment of a non-refundable fee of $5 for each disc. (Includes contract documents, but does not include the Greenbook). A copy of the Plans and Specifications shall be purchased in order to qualify to bid and receive any published addenda. No paper bid packages will be issued. An additional amount of $12 will apply when it is requested that the CD or DVD be mailed.

Bid Documents for this work are included in Appendix 1.

A mandatory Pre-Bid Conference has been scheduled for May 21, 2014 at 2:30 p.m. to review the project. The Pre-Bid Conference will take place at the second floor, large conference room at City Hall. Representatives of the City will be present to answer any questions bidders have regarding the project.

Bids shall be written clearly and legibly in ink in conformance with the Instruction to Bidders. All bids shall be submitted to the Agency’s front desk in a sealed envelope plainly marked on the outside with "SEALED BID FOR CIP No. 14-03, CIVIC FACILITIES AIR CONDITIONING REPLACEMENT PROJECT - DO NOT OPEN WITH REGULAR MAIL."

If using Federal Express or other such service for bid submittal, the contents of the submittal must be noted on the outside of that envelope as stated above.

Each bid must be accompanied by cash, a certified or cashier's check payable to the City of National City, or a satisfactory bid bond executed by the bidder and an acceptable surety, in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total aggregate bid amount. The successful bidder will be required to furnish and pay for performance and payment bonds acceptable to the Agency.

The Contractor to whom the Contract is awarded, and any subcontractor under such Contractor, shall hereby ensure that minority and women business enterprises will be afforded full opportunity to submit bids for subcontracts. Further, there shall be no discrimination in employment practices on the basis of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical handicap, medical condition, marital status, age, or sex in compliance with Government Code 12990.

Attention is directed to the provisions of the Bid and Contract Documents, which require retention from payments to the Contractor to secure performance under the Contract. Pursuant to California Public Contract Code Section 22300, and at the request and expense of the Contractor to whom the contract is awarded, acceptable securities (securities listed in Government Code Section 16430, bank or savings and loan, certificates of deposit, interest bearing demand deposit accounts or standby letters of credit) equivalent to the retention amount shall be permitted in substitution of money withheld by the Agency to ensure performance under the Contract. Such securities shall be deposited with the Agency or with a California or Federally chartered bank or savings and loan as escrow agent who shall return such securities, along with any interest thereon, to the Contractor upon satisfactory completion and acceptance of the Work by the Agency.

Pursuant to Section 1773 of the Labor Code, the general prevailing wage rates in the county, or counties, in which the work is to be done have been determined by the Director of the California Department of Industrial Relations. These wages are set forth in the General Prevailing Wage Rates for this project are available at the California Department of Industrial Relations’ Internet web site at https://www.dir.ca.gov/oprl/DPreWageDetermination.htm

In accordance with the provisions of the California Labor Code, contractors or subcontractors may not perform work on a public works project with a subcontractor who is ineligible to perform work on a public project pursuant to Section 1777.1 or Section 1777.17 of the California Labor Code. Any contract on a public works project entered into between a contractor and a debarred subcontractor is void as a matter of law. A debarred subcontractor may not receive any public money for performing work as a subcontractor on a public works contract. Any public money that is paid or may have been paid to a debarred subcontractor by a contractor on the Project shall be returned to the Agency. The Contractor shall be responsible for the payment of wages to workers of a debarred subcontractor who has been allowed to work on the Project.

The Agency reserves the right to reject any or all bids, to waive any irregularity, and to take all bids under advisement for a period of sixty (60) calendar days after the date the bids are publicly opened. All costs incurred by bidders as a result of preparing bids under this Notice Inviting Bids shall be the sole responsibility of each bidder. This Notice Inviting Bids neither creates nor imposes any obligation upon the Agency to enter into a contract.

Liquidated damages for this Project are required by law and will be in accordance with the Special Provisions.

Bidder shall be a licensed contractor pursuant to the Business and Professions Code and shall be licensed in the appropriate classification(s) of contractor’s license(s), for the work bid upon, and shall maintain the license throughout the duration of the Contract. Bidders must possess a current State of California “B” or “C20” Contractor's License.

Estimated construction cost:

Civic Center Location: $25.000
Martin Luther King Jr Community Center Location: $28.000

This is a 40 working day contract.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY ENGINEER FOR THE CITY OF NATIONAL CITY.

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Stephen Manganiello
City Engineer
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Date

Pub May 9, 13 -00120608




RFP ANNOUNCEMENT
MAAC Requests Proposals for:
“HVAC & AC SERVICES”
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MAAC is seeking “Request for Proposals” (RFP) from highly qualified vendors with expertise in providing “HVAC & AC Services” on a countywide basis and through a competitive sealed bid process.

This process requires Bidders to submit a proposal that includes a complete bid for the “Scope of Work” outlined in Exhibit A - Compensation of the RFP; three professional references that could respond to the quality of your services and whether you are a Women/Minority Business Enterprise.

The RFP will be available for download on Monday, May 12, 2014.

If you are interested in submitting a proposal in response to this RFP, you must register at www.maacproject.org in the Procurement Program section of MAAC’s website. You are responsible for your registration and for downloading the RFP directly from the website.

Proposals MUST be received by 5:00pm on Wednesday, June 4, 2014. All correspondence or contact with MAAC regarding this RFP must be submitted in writing to KMunoz@maacproject.org within the time frame outlined in the RFP.
Pub May 12-16 -00120651

The SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SANDAG)
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INVITATION FOR BIDS
TRACTION POWER SUBSTATION SUPERVISORY CONTROL
AND DATA ACQUISTION (SCADA)
CIP 1144000 (IFB 5004371)


The SAN DIEGO ASSOCIATION OF GOVERNMENTS (SANDAG), 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego, CA 92101-4231, is requesting bids to perform the work as follows.

The work consists in general of upgrading 43 traction power substations (TPSS) to provide Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) functionality. The contractor will replace existing analog annunciator panels in the substations with digital programmable logic controllers (PLCs) with Human Machine Interface (HMI) panels that will interface with the Operations Control Center (OCC) and transmit and receive digital signals via the MTS fiber optic network. Substation SCADA retrofit will remove existing annunciator panels and install: a) new protective relays to monitor the current and voltage in the 12KV AC and 850V DC breaker compartments; b) new DC feeder open/close interface dry contact wiring; c) transformer over temperature sensors; d) TPSS PLC control software; and e) other features as described in the plans and specifications. Work will include rewiring relay circuits to provide control, monitoring, and protection of substations. This is specialized work that will require a contractor to meet minimum qualification requirements specified in Section 2-1.21, “Project-Specific Qualification Requirements.

The engineer's estimate for this work is $1,262,516. The Prime contractor must perform with their own organization at least 50 percent of the work. The Prime must have either an A or C-10 license. This project is funded in part with FTA funding. The UDBE goal for this project is 2.6 percent.

A non-mandatory prebid meeting will be held on May 16, 2014, at SANDAG, 401 B Street, 7th Floor, in the Wells Fargo Building. Networking for subs and primes: 9:30 –10:00 a.m. Prebid starts at 10:00. A non mandatory site visit will follow at 1:00 p.m. at the Morena/Linda Vista Trolley Station. See the SANDAG website for details or download the IFB. Contact Mark Holt via email at: Mark.Holt@sandag.org , constructioncontracts@sandag.org with questions.

This IFB package can be downloaded from the SANDAG website at www.sandag.org/contracts. Register in SANDAG’s online database and download the IFB and plans. SANDAG is the only source of accurate information about SANDAG projects. The IFB may be reviewed at SANDAG and/or the Contracting Opportunities Center located at 4007 Camino Del Rio South, Suite 210, San Diego, CA.

Bids must be received by 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at SANDAG, on the 7th or 8th Floor, attention: Mark Holt. Bids arriving later than 2:00 p.m., or at a location other than 401 B Street, 7th or 8th Floor, will not be considered.

SANDAG is an equal opportunity employer and, as a matter of policy, encourages the participation of small businesses that are owned and controlled by minorities and women. Joint ventures are also encouraged where feasible.
Pub. May 6, 13-00120487

NORTH COUNTY TRANSIT DISTRICT
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North County Transit District (NCTD), Owner, invites proposals for Safety Program Assessment, Positive Train Control Safety & Security Certification and On-Call Safety Services, RFP 23268.

Proposals will be received at the Office of Procurement and Contracts Administration at 810 Mission Ave., Oceanside, 92054, until 2:00 P.M. (PST) on Monday, June 9, 2014. The complete solicitation packet including submittal documents, important dates, sample Agreement, Scope of Work and Exhibits is available for download via PlanetBids at: http://www.planetbids.com/portal/portal.cfm?CompanyID=20134. You must be registered at the site in order to download documents. NCTD, as a matter of policy, encourages Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) participation. For questions, please contact Greg Wellong by email at gwellong@nctd.org.
Pub. May 9 through May 22-00120613

Senior Community Centers Potiker Senior Family Residences
REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL
General Contractor
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Senior Community Centers is seeking to contract with a qualified General Contractor to provide elevator upgrades, boiler replacement and security systems installation. This project is being funded in whole or part with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and subject to Federal Davis Bacon Prevailing Wages. Interested and qualified firms, including disadvantaged and women owned small business are invited to submit a proposal. Each bid submitted must contain complete bid proposal inclusive of all fees. A surety bond is not required prior to the awarding of the contract.
A mandatory walk through will be conducted on Thursday May 8, 2014 at 11 AM. Bids will not be accepted from parties who do not attend the walk through. For specific RFP requirements please contact Kathy Parker at (619) 487-0629 for an electronic copy.
All proposals must be completed and submitted, via a sealed bid on or before May 23, 2014 to the attention of Kathy Parker, 525 14th Street, Suite 200, San Diego, CA. 92101. Late bids will not be accepted. Bid opening will occur on May 26, 2014 at 10 AM and the lowest qualified bid will be awarded the contract. Bidders need not be present.
Pub Apr 23-May 13 -00119890


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